Responsible to the MSS Maintenance Programs Manager for determine the reliability of components, equipment and processes. By documenting, prioritizing, planning, delivering and evaluating a plant’s operations, the Reliability Engineer will help minimize the risk and impact of failure in equipment and processes.
The Maintenance Reliability Engineer focuses on areas such as: loss elimination, risk management and life cycle asset management. Each LANL Facility Operations Director (FOD) is structured slightly differently so daily tasks and responsibilities will vary, but the core function of this position will be preventing failures within a manufacturing/engineering setting.
The Maintenance Reliability Engineer will also conduct analysis into how operations can cut costs while not increasing the risk of failures/limitations. This involves having a comprehensive understanding of all the different elements of the process and testing to find potential answers. In addition to identifying potential failures, the Maintenance Reliability Engineer will identify root causes and underlying reasons for identified issues and work towards continual improvements.